Report Cites Relationship between Education, Income and some Chronic Diseases

By: CBS
By: CBS
People with more education and income are less likely to suffer from some chronic diseases, according to a new government report.

AP

A new government report finds people with higher education and income levels have lower rates of many chronic diseases.

Data from 2007 to 2010 shows college educated women over 25 are less likely to be obese.
Children are also less likely to be obese in homes where the head of the household has a bachelor’s degree.

According to numbers from the Center for Disease Control, more educated people are also less likely to smoke.


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